COALITIONS AND PROGRAMS

Lideres Latinoamericanos Leadville

Lideres Latinoamericanos Leadville is a group of people from different nationalities who have committed to work of social justice in favor of the immigrants in Lake County.

Our Mission

Support the Spanish-speaking immigrant community in Lake County to facilitate their integration into a new culture by providing information and resources that expedite their inculturation to a new society.

Our Vision

To be a reference for the immigrant community where we can offer advice, resources and training so that they can make the most of their skills and knowledge in order to obtain better opportunities for success.

Our Values

  • Support to the immigrant community
  • Develop leadership
  • To promote inculturation in two ways

To learn more about Lideres Latinoamericanos Leadville or to get involved, contact Eudelia Contreras (English or Spanish) or Cesar Hernandez-Gutierrez (Spanish), Health Equity Coordinators, at eudelia@lcbag.org or cesar@lcbag.org or 719-486-4114.

Access the Lideres Latinoamericanos Leadville meeting minutes, agendas and resources.

Family Leadership Training Institute

Annually, Full Circle and Lake County Build a Generation work to increase civic engagement, advocacy and leadership skills in Lake County through a 20-week Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI) course. Our agencies then support alumni with opportunities to learn about and advocate for health equity issues in our community, including mobile home park rights, immigrant driver’s licenses, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) insurance, health insurance access, and more.

Lake County is one of 16 communities statewide that is building a movement of equity and empowerment through the Colorado Family Leadership Training Institute curriculum, housed by Colorado State University Extension. To learn more about FLTI in Lake County, contact Karla Alder at karla@fullcircleleadville.org or 719-486-2400 ext. 14.

Housing

The Lake County Housing Coalition is a 40+ community stakeholder group working to address Lake County’s need for safe, affordable housing. In 2017, the Housing Coalition is hiring a firm to conduct a Housing Needs Assessment that will outline actionable strategies to improve access to healthy and affordable housing for the workforce population in our community. To get involved, contact Eudelia Contreras, Health Equity Coordinator, at 719-486-4114 or eudelia@lcbag.org.

Access the Housing Coalition meeting minutes, agendas and resources.